To celebrate the success of renewable fuels like ethanol and soy biodiesel – and all the positives that renewable fuels contribute to Nebraska and the country as a whole – Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman will declare September Renewable Fuels Month at Husker Harvest Days next week.
Who: Gov. Dave Heineman, Nebraska Corn Board, Nebraska Soybean Board, NASCAR driver Kenny Wallace
What: Renewable Fuels Proclamation
When: Wednesday, September 14, 10:00 a.m.
Where: In front of the Commodities Building on Husker Harvest Days Main Street
Why: To celebrate all the benefits renewable fuels bring to Nebraska
Governor Heineman will make a few remarks, as will farmer-directors of Nebraska Corn Board and Nebraska Soybean Board. NASCAR Nationwide driver Kenny Wallace will also speak.
A news release and photo from the signing will be available following the event.
Contact the Nebraska Corn Board if you have any questions or special requests. One-on-one interviews with members of the Nebraska Corn Board and Nebraska Soybean Board will be available that day – or anytime during Husker Harvest Days.
Wallace will be available after the proclamation for pictures and autographs with Husker Harvest Days attendees until noon.
"We appreciate Governor Heineman taking time to highlight the benefits of renewable fuels and declare September Renewable Fuels Month at Husker Harvest Days," said Alan Tiemann, chairman of the Nebraska Corn Board and a farmer from Seward. "Corn ethanol and soy biodiesel are clean burning renewable fuels that provide important benefits to rural communities across Nebraska, the entire state and to the country as a whole. We are excited to highlight their successes and continued opportunities."